NY Mets 5, Houston 1

Date - Sunday, August 29, 2010 1:10 PM
Location - Citi Field
Temperature - 87°
Umpires - Home Plate - CB Bucknor, First Base - Kerwin Danley, Second Base - Angel Campos, Third Base - Dana DeMuth,
Attendance - 32779

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Houston 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0
NY Mets 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1
NY Mets 0-0 0-0 0-0 W1

Recap

R.A. Dickey threw seven strong innings and drove in two runs to lead the New York Mets to a 5-1 victory against the Houston Astros on Sunday at Citi Field.

Dickey (9-5) held the Astros to one run on six hits and helped himself with a two-run single in the Mets' four-run second inning.

Josh Thole hit his second home run of the season, a solo shot off Astros starter Bud Norris in the sixth. Angel Pagan and Luis Castillo also drove in runs for the Mets.

Norris (6-8) allowed five runs on eight hits over 5 2/3 innings to lose for the first time since July 17.

Michael Bourn drove in Houston's run with a single in the third.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   NY Mets
Bud Norris Player R.A. Dickey
Loss W/L Win
5.2 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 2
8 Hits 6
7.94 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Houston   NY Mets
Geoff BlumPlayer Josh Thole
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 1
3 TB 5
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 9 0 11 .265 14 3 1 2 0 0
NY Mets 10 1 14 .303 18 6 5 4 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • NY Mets will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Mets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against St. Louis. The Astros have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.